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September 24, 2021 - 8:30-11:30 AM​

Space is limited for each project. Sign up ASAP to secure your spot!

 
  • Community Garden (8 participants)
Let's help our community bloom and grow by working in the Athens community garden! We'll be helping to take care of the garden and collect produce. 
 
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  • Charity Miles (15 participants)
Do you enjoy physical activity and supporting important causes? This project is for you! We'll be downloading the Charity Miles app and walking/running around campus. For each mile completed, Charity Miles will donate .10 cents to a selected charity. This project will require physical activity and access to a smartphone, so students should carefully self-identify themselves for participation in this project. 
 
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  • Flowers for the Elderly (15 participants)
Flowers are always in season! Paint and decorate your pots, plant your flowers and write a nice, senior-friendly note. They’ll be donated to a local nursing home/senior center.
 
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  • Halloween Walk Prep (10 participants)
Help prep for our little Mountain Lion Cub’s Halloween Walk! We’ll be making Halloween treat bags, simple costumes, and custom Halloween items for the kids!

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  • Sole-Hope (15 participants)
Make it possible for someone to have a pair of shoes!We’ll be cutting and constructing shoe kits to be donated to the Sole Hope organization. They will then distribute the shoes in Uganda to help the children and adults have healthier feet.
 
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  • Paracord Bracelets (15 participants)
Let’s show some gratitude! We’ll be making paracord bracelets to be donated to Operation Gratitude. They will distribute them in care packages to troops and first responders. We will also create notes and cards to be sent with the bracelets.
 
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  • Dog Toys (15 participants)
Let’s CU help our furry friends! We’ll be creating dog toys from old, recycled t-shirts. All items will benefit the animals at the Mercer County Animal Shelter.
 
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  • No Sew Hats (10 participants)
Spread some warmth by creating hats out of fleece material! The hats will be donated to the Bluefield Union Mission for distribution to their clients during the winter months.
 
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  • Capes for Kids (10 participants)
Make a child feel like a superhero! Help us make fun and empowering capes to be donated to children through the Enchanted Makeovers: Capes for Kids program. (No sewing required.)

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Rain date for outdoor projects will be determined if/when needed. 

Projects listed in BLUE will require more physical activity.  Students with any limitations should self-identify and choose other service options requiring less physical exertion.
 
Also, for projects listed in BLUE, students should wear old clothing that is suitable for getting dirty and/or paint splattered.
 
Projects listed in PURPLE are not physically difficult but require the use of paint and/or dye.  Be sure to wear old clothing suitable for getting paint or dye splattered.
 
Projects will be organized following campus safety guidelines in place at the time of each project. All students will be expected to follow guidelines as required. Masks, disposable gloves, and hand sanitizer will be available for student use.  Project leaders will have disinfecting wipes for cleaning as needed during each project.

Check-In for Student Service Days will be from 8:30-9:00 AM at the gazebo in the Valley. Groups will be leaving for their projects promptly at 9:00 AM, so do not be late!!